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partial gravity - human impacts on facility designPartial gravity affects the body differently than earth gravity and microgravity environments. The main difference from earth gravity is human locomotion; while the main dfference from microgravity is the specific updown orientation and reach envelopes which increase volume requirements. Much data are available on earth gravity and microgravity design; however, very little information is available on human reactions to reduced gravity levels in IVA situations (without pressure suits). Therefore, if humans commit to permanent lunar habitation, much research should be conducted in the area of partial gravity effects on habitat design.
Document ID
19910043090
Document Type
Conference Paper
Authors
Capps, Stephen
(Boeing Aerospace and Electronics Huntsville, AL, United States)
Moore, Nathan
(NASA Johnson Space Center Houston, TX, United States)
Date Acquired
August 14, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 1990
Subject Category
MAN/SYSTEM TECHNOLOGY AND LIFE SUPPORT
Meeting Information
Space 90: The Second International Conference(Albuquerque, NM)
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
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